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Fund objective

This Fund aims to generate long-term capital growth through a concentrated portfolio of equities, equity-related securities, bonds, and currencies. The Fund will invest primarily in securities of companies which are incorporated, listed in or have their area of primary activity in the Asia Pacific ex-Japan Region. The Fund may also invest in depository receipts including ADRs and GDRs, convertible bonds, preference shares, warrants and fixed income securities issued by Asian entities (both in US dollars and Asian currencies).

  • NAV
Export historical fund price

Returns

1 mth
 
1 yr
 
3 yrs
(p.a)
5 yrs
(p.a)
10 yrs
(p.a)
Since inception
(p.a)
Offer-bid-5.9%16.3%-0.8%-1.6%---2.8%
Bid-bid-0.9%22.4%0.9%-0.4%---1.9%
Benchmark2.2%21.1%5.2%5.2%--3.2%

Returns (%) as of 30-Apr-2017

(p.a.): per annum. Source: Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited. Returns are based in share class currency and computed on bid-bid basis with net income reinvested, if any. Offer-bid is inclusive of sales charge which is subject to changes. Since inception returns for periods less than a year are not annualised. The benchmark for the hedged class, if any, is also calculated on a hedged basis. Calendar year returns are based on the share class performance for the year, and if the share class was incepted during a particular year, the returns shown relate to the performance of the share class since its inception to the end of that calendar year.


Past performance and the predictions, projections, or forecasts on the economy, securities markets or the economic trends of the markets are not necessarily indicative of the future or likely performance of Eastspring Investments or any of the funds managed by Eastspring Investments. There are limitations to the use of indices as proxies for the past performance in the respective asset classes/sector.

Refer to the factsheet for more details about the fund's performance.

Fund facts

  • Asset class Equity
  • Class A
  • Inception date 07 Feb 2011
  • Base currency USD
  • Benchmark index

    MSCI AC Asia ex Japan Index (Net)

  • Ratings

    Morningstar rating*:

    as of 31 May 2017

  • Subscription methodCash
  • ISINLU0315179316
  • Initial sales chargeMax 5.0%
  • Annual management fees2%
  • Minimum initial investmentUSD 1,000+
  • Minimum subsequent investmentUSD 100
Footnote : + Subject to Distributor's terms and conditions. * Rating should not be taken as a recommendation. © 2016 Morningstar. All rights reserved.

Fund managers

  • Andrew Cormie, CFA
    Portfolio Manager
    Andrew Cormie, CFA

    Andrew Cormie joined Eastspring Investments, the Asian asset management business of Prudential plc, as Portfolio Manager, in 2008.
     
    Andrew is part of the Equity team and is the Team Leader for the Global Emerging Markets (GEM) focus team. He is also a member of the Regional Asia focus team and the Lead Portfolio Manager for Asia Pacific Equity strategy.

    Andrew began his investment career in 1982 with National Mutual Life Association. He then worked at JP Morgan Investment Management, Melbourne in 1984 and became their Director, responsible for Australian Equity and Balanced business three years later. In 1997, Andrew became the Head of Global Equity Team of JP Morgan Investment Management, London. Andrew was the Founding Partner and Director of Voyager Funds Management Pty Limited between 2006/07. In all, Andrew has over 35 years of investment experience.

    Andrew is a CFA charterholder and holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from Griffith University, Brisbane and a diploma from Securities Institute of Australia.

    This document is issued by Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited (UEN: 199407631H). Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited is the appointed Singapore Representative and agent for service of process in Singapore. This document has not been reviewed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

    The Fund is a sub-fund of Eastspring Investments, an open-ended investment company with variable capital (Société d’Investissement à Capital Variable or SICAV) registered in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, which qualifies as an Undertaking for Collective in Transferable Securities (“UCITS”) under relevant EU legislation. The Management Company of the SICAV is Eastspring Investments (Luxembourg) S.A., Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg.

    All transactions into the Fund should be based on the Singapore Prospectus and Product Highlights Sheet (“PHS”). Such documents, together with the articles of incorporation of the SICAV and the most recent financial reports, may be obtained free of charge from Eastspring Investments (Luxembourg) S.A., or at relevant Eastspring Investments business units/website and their distribution partners.

    This document is solely for information and does not have any regard to the specific investment objectives, financial or tax situation and the particular needs of any specific person who may receive this document. This document is not intended as an offer, a solicitation of offer or a recommendation, to deal in shares of securities or any financial instruments.

    Please refer to the offering documents for details on fees and charges, dealing and redemption, product features, risk factors and seek professional advice before making any investment decision. An investment in the Fund is subject to investment risks, including the possible loss of the principal amount invested. The value of shares in the Fund and the income accruing to the shares, if any, may fall or rise. Where an investment is denominated in a currency other than the base currency of the Fund, exchange rates may have an adverse effect on the value price or income of that investment. Investors should not make any investment decision solely based on this document. Investors may wish to seek advice from a financial adviser before purchasing shares of the Fund. In the event that an investor may choose not to seek advice from a financial adviser, the latter should consider carefully whether the Fund in question is suitable for him.

    Past performance and the predictions, projections, or forecasts on the economy, securities markets or the economic trends of the markets are not necessarily indicative of the future or likely performance of Eastspring Investments or any of the funds managed by Eastspring Investments. There are limitations to the use of indices as proxies for the past performance in the respective asset classes/sector.

    The Fund may use derivative instruments for efficient portfolio management and hedging purposes.

    Distributions are not guaranteed and may fluctuate. Past distributions are not necessarily indicative of future trends, which may be lower. Distribution payouts and its frequency are determined by the Board of Directors, and can be made out of (a) income; or (b) net capital gains; or (c) capital of the Fund or a combination of any of (a) and/or (b) and/or (c). The payment of distributions should not be confused with the Fund’s performance, rate of return or yield. Any payment of distributions by the Fund may result in an immediate decrease in the net asset value per share.

    The preceding paragraph is only applicable if the Fund intends to pay dividends / distributions.

    Eastspring Investments companies (excluding JV companies) are ultimately wholly-owned / indirect subsidiaries / associate of Prudential plc of the United Kingdom. Eastspring Investments companies (including JV's) and Prudential plc are not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc., a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America.

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